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Archive: 04/05/2018

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Star Wars at the UMass Amherst Libraries

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Happy Star Wars Day! May the Fourth be with you!

Check out our new themed video for the Science and Engineering Library.

 

Additionally, here are just a few of the Star Wars resources available at the UMass Amherst Libraries. Of course, if there's something you'd like that's not on this list, check out Discover Search and the Five College Catalog for Inter-Galactic Library Loan options.

 

The Movies

DVD:

Star Wars: The Original Trilogy

Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith

VHS:

Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope

Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi

 

The Music

 The Star Wars Trilogy [Electronic Resource]: music from the original motion picture scores, John Williams

Star Wars: A Capella Strikes Back [CD]

8th Annual UMass Amherst Pops Gala [CD]

John Williams's Film Music: Jaws, Star Wars, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and the Return of the Classical Hollywood Music Style [Book] [Also available in E-Book]

 

The People

George Lucas:

Droidmaker: George Lucas and the Digital Revolution [Book]

George Lucas [Kanopy Streaming Video]

Carrie Fisher:

The Princess Diarist [Book]

Harrison Ford:

Harrison Ford: The Films [Book]

 

Behind-the-Scenes

Once Upon a Galaxy: A Journal of the Making of Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back [Book]

Sword Fighting in the Star Wars Universe: Historical Origins, Styles, and Philosophy [Book]

Plastic Reality: Special Effects, Technology, and the Emergence of 1970s Blockbuster Aesthetics [Book] [Also available in E-Book]

Finding the Force of the Star Wars Franchise: Fans, Merchandise, & Critics [Book]

 

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